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Driving Development

It was easy to be skeptical when Saudi Arabia’s economic planners decided nearly a decade ago to promote the development …

The Water’s Edge

In Saudi Arabia, the “desert kingdom,” Prince Mohammed Al-Faisal was a pioneer in the quest for new sources of water. …

Infected by Panic

Amid growing fears of the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS CoV), it was announced last week …

Modi’s Moment

In the shadow of Dubai’s glittering skyscrapers, creaking, colorful wooden dhows line the historic Creek waterway, groaning with Korean television …

A Fateful Triangle

“You must understand,” an Iranian friend said to me several years ago in Tehran, “the relationship that really matters in …

Keeping a Low Profile

Caution has been the preeminent feature of the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood’s response to Saudi Arabia’s announcement that it had classified …

Barack’s Band-Aid

US President Barack Obama’s visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia comes at a crucial moment for one of the …